Our wide range of scholarships allow you to study and grow at Aotearoa New Zealand’s specialist land-based university, while covering all or some of your tuition fees and/or living costs.

Scholarship options

We award scholarships to both domestic and international students according to a range of criteria. These include (but aren’t limited to): 

  • Academic grades or achievement 
  • Personal qualities 
  • Leadership potential 
  • Where you live 
  • Your chosen course of study 
  • Sporting potential 

Apply now for the William Machin and BK Otway PhD Scholarships to get financial help to allow you to devote yourself to your research. Applications close 1 October.

Lincoln University Flagship Scholarships

Māori and Pasifika Scholarships

We offer eight other scholarships specifically for Māori and Pasifika students. These have an equivalent value of at least $5000. Full details on each of these, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, can be found here. 

In addition to flagship scholarships, we also offer a limited number of scholarships to assist you in specific circumstances, for studying specific programmes or to nurture higher academic results. These scholarships vary in value.

More information can be found here.